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Allegheny Health Network Allergist Opposes OTC Sales of Corticosteroids in FDA Testimony, Citing Safety Concerns
Date:7/31/2013

and itching.

The most recent research shows that intranasal corticosteroids can stunt a child’s growth, but the long-term effects, including the child’s final adult height, are unknown, Dr. Skoner said.

The AAAAI and ACAAI recommend using triamcinolone acetonide only under the supervision of an appropriately trained medical provider, Dr. Skoner said. He reviewed the case of a 6-year-old girl who used both inhaled and inhaled-nasal corticosteroids to treat cough and allergies to tree and grass pollen, mold and dust mites. Over a period of time, the treatment suppressed her adrenal function and she nearly died of an infection and hypotension.

“Photos of this child tell an unbelievable story, showing steadily progressive changes in physical appearance as a result of hypercorticism,” Dr. Skoner said. Direct quotes from her mother were: “Truly unbelievable if this drug makes it over the counter!” and “My child will need to be on growth hormone shots every day until she goes through puberty, as a result of her growth suppression that never corrected itself.”

“The decision to switch inhaled nasal corticosteroids to over-the-counter status will undoubtedly cause growth and adrenal suppression in a large number of children,” Dr. Skoner said. “The correct monitoring of these drugs’ systemic effects, and needed adjustment of dosing, can only be done in a health care setting.”

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